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Hi, I recently purchased an Intel 320 300GB SSD off of Craigslist not knowing that it is an engineering sample and am wondering if it is illegal to resell it after I've used it. I know that there are issues reselling CPUs but I haven't been able to find any information regarding SSDs.

Thanks in advance!
Edited by StockDC2 - 8/14/13 at 8:22pm
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what is ES?
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Yes it is illegal because all Intel ES are the property of Intel. But the Intel 320 is a couple years old; I doubt anyone at Intel is going to track you down and prosecute you if you try to sell it again at some future point.
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i believe many forums marketplace doesn't allow you to sell ES samples IIRC.. people do on eBay etc but as to the legality side i am not sure...
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my wife has been at intel for 17+ years and yes that is illegal and whomever sold it online should not have,
just like intel gives their employees Microsoft office for their home computers and a coworker of my wife put his online to sell
and within 1 day intel found out, he did not lose his job but was re-educated on intel policy.
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Originally Posted by jlhawn View Post

my wife has been at intel for 17+ years and yes that is illegal and whomever sold it online should not have,
just like intel gives their employees Microsoft office for their home computers and a coworker of my wife put his online to sell
and within 1 day intel found out, he did not lose his job but was re-educated on intel policy.

Sounds like a trip to the gulag or something like that! tongue.gif
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Sounds like a trip to the gulag or something like that! tongue.gif

good one, but I don't think there is a intel in Russia (yet) biggrin.gif
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